Cover Supervisor

Randstad Education Limited
12 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a Cover Supervisor keen to support pupils in the absence of teaching staff? Or do you have experience of working with children and want to become a Cover Supervisor? We have an exciting long term opportunity to join a team of experienced teaching staff, supporting across a variety of subjects and year groups.

The Job

  • Undertaking whole class supervision in the absence of the class teacher, setting work previously prepared by the teacher
  • Developing curricular knowledge as required by the school
  • Applying the school's behaviour management policy and report any difficulties to the class teacher/head teacher
  • Setting homework previously prepared by the teacher
  • Marking elements of class work and homework under the guidance of the class teacher
  • Undertaking observations of the pupils and contributing to pupil records
  • Administering (and marking) class tests
  • Supervising the work of the Teaching Assistant
  • Abiding by and working towards all the policies within the school e.g. behaviour management, health & safety, equal opportunities
  • Carrying out the above duties in accordance with the Children's Services Department's Equal Opportunities Policy

We welcome applicants from graduates with experience of:

  • Teaching assistant in primary, secondary and special needs schools
  • Coordinating workshops (such as drama, art, outdoor workshops etc)
  • Sports coaching
  • Working with children as part of church/community/mosque groups
  • Working in after school clubs/ breakfast clubs/ holiday clubs
  • Working as a carer in a children's home
  • Youth Worker / Brownies/Guides/ Sunday school teacher
  • Previous Forces or Emergency Services personnel

Applicants must be able to provide at interview a 10 year work history and details of referees to account for the last 2 years including relevant experience of working with children referenced.

Applicants will be subject to Randstad's child safety standards including criminal record checks and UK eligibility checks.

We offer a full training course for Cover Supervisors and a personal approach to all applicants to ensure the right opportunities for you suited to your circumstances.

For more information please contact the office on or email your CV to

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